The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 218 238 267
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 41 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.27% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.58% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 2
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -24.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3417 3287 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.76% 46.68% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2729 2635 3410
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Suffolk +8 11 £17,500 -36.36%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £20,500 - 3
Essex -21 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 51 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 48 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 48 (72.73%) Windows
3 48 (72.73%) VMware
4 45 (68.18%) DNS
4 45 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (66.67%) DHCP
6 43 (65.15%) Cisco
6 43 (65.15%) Backup Exec
7 42 (63.64%) VMware ESX
7 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (60.61%) vSphere
9 36 (54.55%) Citrix
10 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
11 34 (51.52%) Firewall
11 34 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 32 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (46.97%) Symantec
13 31 (46.97%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (45.45%) Blackberry
14 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
14 30 (45.45%) Veritas
14 30 (45.45%) IIS
14 30 (45.45%) Windows 2000
14 30 (45.45%) NetBackup
14 30 (45.45%) Clustering
14 30 (45.45%) vCloud
14 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (40.91%) XenApp

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 45 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 32 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (45.45%) IIS
6 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.03%) ArcGIS
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.03%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (68.18%) DNS
2 44 (66.67%) DHCP
3 34 (51.52%) Firewall
4 22 (33.33%) VPN
5 10 (15.15%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) VoIP
7 2 (3.03%) SNMP
7 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.52%) PABX
8 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
8 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 30 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Marketing
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) IT Support
4 9 (13.64%) IT Support Assistant
4 9 (13.64%) IT Assistant
4 9 (13.64%) Support Assistant
4 9 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) IT Sales Executive
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.55%) Sales Executive
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) MFC
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Blackberry
1 30 (45.45%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (72.73%) Windows
2 42 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (45.45%) Windows 2000
4 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.03%) Migration
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
3 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
3 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
4 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.52%) CRM
4 1 (1.52%) ERP
4 1 (1.52%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (1.52%) Information Security
4 1 (1.52%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) C
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) MCP
4 9 (13.64%) CCNA
4 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) MCSA
7 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) VCP4
System Software
1 51 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 42 (63.64%) VMware ESX
3 40 (60.61%) vSphere
4 30 (45.45%) vCloud
5 27 (40.91%) XenApp
5 27 (40.91%) XenDesktop
6 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
7 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (65.15%) Backup Exec
2 31 (46.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 30 (45.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (72.73%) VMware
3 43 (65.15%) Cisco
4 36 (54.55%) Citrix
5 31 (46.97%) Symantec
6 30 (45.45%) Veritas
7 22 (33.33%) HP
8 12 (18.18%) Apple
8 12 (18.18%) SonicWALL
9 11 (16.67%) Websense
10 10 (15.15%) Acronis
11 9 (13.64%) EMC
12 4 (6.06%) Lotus
13 2 (3.03%) Oracle
13 2 (3.03%) ESRI
13 2 (3.03%) Lumension
14 1 (1.52%) IronPort
14 1 (1.52%) Veeam
14 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.52%) Proofpoint
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £16000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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